Lamar Christopher Mixson died September 23, 2013. Lamar was born in Atlanta, Georgia March 31, 1988, the son of Maria and Mickey Mixson. Lamar attended the Avon School and Tulane University where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Order. Lamar was a partner in PeachDish, an online meal delivery start up based in Atlanta. Lamar loved sports and the outdoors, most recently white water kayaking.
Lamar also had a deep and loving connection with animals, and spent summers helping rescue endangered sea turtles on the Georgia coast. Along with his mother and father, Lamar is survived by his sister, Elizabeth, his grandparents, John and Tina Patterson, his cousin, Florentina Adams and his aunt, Christa Hayes. Memorial donations may be made to the Atlanta Humane Society and the St. Catherine's Island Foundation, 182 Camellia Road, Midway, GA 31320 to support Sea Turtle Internships.
A Private family interment service will be held.